קורות חיים בעברית

Merav Shinn Ben-Alon

Education

2009-2013   M.A. (with honors), The Interdisciplinary Program in the Arts,

                         The Yolanda and David Katz Faculty of the Arts, Tel Aviv University

1990-1991    The New York Studio School, NYC

1986-1990   B.F.A. (with honors), Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design, Jerusalem

Solo & Collaborations

2019           Zusammen,Project, Merav Shinn Ben-Alon & Janine Gerber ,Minshar Gallery, Tel Aviv

2018           Zusammen//Together, Merav Shinn Ben-Alon & Janine Gerber ,Gallery K70, Lubeck Germany

2015               Five Walls, Ha' kibbutz - Israeli Art Gallery, Tel-Aviv

2008              The Red Time,  Gallery 10 at Beit- Michal, Rehovot

2005              Home, The Gallery at Tmuna Theatre, Tel-Aviv

2003              Collaborators  with Ram Samocha at the Museum of Art, Ein Harod 

                        Good Night  Sleep Well, Nachshon Gallery, Kibbutz Nachshon             

2002              Stories in the Hallway ( installation & performance) The Gallery at Tmuna Theatre , Tel-Aviv

1999               Between the Studio and Someplace Else, Dafna Na’or Contemporary Art, Jerusalem

1997               On the Floor ( painting installation)  Office in Tel-Aviv Gallery, Tel-Aviv

1996              Solo Exhibition, The Borochov Gallery, Tel-Aviv, Curator; Ilana Tenenbaum (Cat.)

1993              Nidbach Program, The Jerusa;em Artists’ House, Jerusalem, Curator; Yitzhak Livneh

1992              The Undated and the Next of 1991, The studio on 22nd Leroy St, NYC

 

Selected Group Exhibitions

2019              Transparent, Xpon-Art Gallery, Hamburg

2018              Syntax Error, Lewisham Arthouse, London

                        Photopoetics #8, Musrara School of Art Galleries, Jerusalem

                        From The Artist's Diary, Hermann Struck Museum, Haifa    

2017               Red, Mark Rothko Art Centre, Daugavpils, Latvia

                         Water, Heart Face, Curatort: Avital Naor Wexler, The Jerusalem Biennale 2017

                        Full Wagon, Curators: Neta Haber & Ayelet Herzwolf, The Art Space at Beit Hankin, Kfar Yehoshua

2016               NordArt International Art Exhibition,Israeli Pavilion, Büdelsdorf, Germany

                        Wire(less) Connections, The Ruth Youth Wing for Art Education, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem

                        Being is Parting, Hanina Contemporary Art, Tel Aviv               

2015               The Exhibition of 'The International Symposium Mark Rothko 2015” , Daugavpils, Latvia

                        And The Winners Are, Tel-Aviv Museum of Art, Tel-Aviv

2013               The Ready Made Centennial, Haifa Museum of Art, Curator: Ruti Direktor

2012               Teachers,  the Trump Foundation in collaboration with Musrara, The Naggar  School of  Photography,

                        Media & New Music, at Peila, Amiad Center, Jaffa  

2011               Curators & Co., Petach-Tikva Museum of Art, Curator: Revital Ben-Asher Peretz

2010               Spacing, Wizo Gallery, The NB Haifa School of Design, Haifa

                        And You Have Nothing That Has No Place, The Artists’ House, Tel Aviv (Cat.)

2007              See Not / Fear Not , Umm el Fahem Gallery, Umm el Fahem, Curator; Moran Shoub

2006              The Winners,  Ministry of Education, Culture and Sport award Winners in Art and Design,

                        The Israel Museum, Jerusalem (Cat.)       

2003              Art of the Land // Art Festival at Reading Power Station, Tel Aviv, Curator: Ruti Direktor

2001              Hands, The Ruth Youth Wing for Art Education, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem

2000             Magazine Camp 2000 ,Watari Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo 

1999              Brief Moment, Limbus Gallery, Tel-Aviv

1996              The Loaded Part of the Sign I II III, Ami Steinitz Contemporary Art, Tel-Aviv

                        37 Danish & Foreign Artists Collaborate, Zenit Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark (Cat.)

1994              Painting Above and Beyond, The Museum Of Israeli Art, Ramat Gan, Curator: Dr. Aim Deuelle Lusky (Cat.)

                        Flags,  Omanut La'am, The Visual Arts Department, Ashdod Museum of Art, Ashdod (Cat.)

1993               Collectors’ Show, The Century Association, NYC

1992               Small Works, 16th Annual Competition Exhibition,  80 Washington Square East Galleries, NYC

1989              Sharett Scholarship for Young Israeli Artists, Grant Winners Exhibition, Tel-Aviv Museum of Art

Awards & Residencies
2019          support for publication of the Artist Book/ graphic novelIla 'Five Legs' from the  Foundation
                   for Independent Artists Established by the Ministry of Culture and sport,
2018           Support for publication of the Artist Book / graphic novelIla 'Five Legs' from The Israel
                   Lottery Council for Culture & Arts  

                        Exhibition support, The Arts Department, Culture Division of Tel-Aviv-Yafo  Municipality

                        and the Yehoshua Rabinovich. Foundation for the Arts, Tel-Aviv    

2016           Study trip to Warsaw Gallery Weekend, invitation of The Polish Institute Tel-Aviv      

2015             Artist Residency Program, “Mark Rothko 2015” International Painting Symposium,

                   Mark Rothko Art Centre, Daugavpils Latvia 

                   Artist Residency Program, Art & Architecture Arad, Arad

2014               Creativity Encouragement Award, The Ministry of Culture and Sport, israel 

                        Exhibition support, The Arts Department, Culture Division of Tel-Aviv-Yafo  Municipality

                        and the Yehoshua Rabinovich. Foundation for the Arts, Tel-Aviv

2013               Studio space scholarship at The Tel-Aviv Artist's Studios, Tel-Aviv

2005              Creativity Encouragement Award, The Ministry of Education, Culture and Sport, Israel

2003              Catalog Publication Support, The Yehoshua Rabinovich Foundation for the Arts, Tel Aviv

1990              Marie Fisher Prize for Painting, Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design, Jerusalem        

1989              America-Israel Cultural Foundation Prize, Sharett Scholarship for Young Israeli Artists

1988               Award for Academic Excellence, Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design, Jerusalem

 

Selected Collections

The Collection of the The Mark Rothko Art Centre, Daugavpils, Latvia

The Collection of the Museum of Art, Ein Harod

The Phoenix's Israeli Art Collection

The Schocken Art Collection

The Comme il Faut Art Collection

Private Collections 

 

 

Publications & Writings

2020              Five Legs Artist Book,/ Graphic Novella

2015               dBook, Artist Book, Drawings 2013-2014

2012-13      Follow-Ups [a series of interviews with artists and curators] Erev Rav // Online Arts Magazine

2005          Passage Installations Project Cat. [writer and editor], The Art Gallery at Tmuna Theatre, Tel Aviv

2003              Collaborators Merav Shinn Ben-Alon and Ram Samocha, the Museum of Art, Ein Harod

2001           Helicon, Journal of Contemporary Poetry, Private Territory issue, Stitches Series

 

Curatorial Projects

2011                Given, curator-artist with Galia Gur Zeev] // Curators & Co., Petach Tikva Museum of Art (Cat.)

2009              Story [group exhibition], P8 Gallery, Jaffa

2003-6          Passage Installations Project, Curator of the Art Gallery at Tmuna Theatre, Tel Aviv (Cat.)

2003              Collaborators [with Ram Samocha], The Museum of Art, Ein Harod (Cat.)